Technology and innovation in teaching and learning production and operations management

Nooriafshar, Mehryar and Romero, Omar (2004) Technology and innovation in teaching and learning production and operations management. In: 2nd World Conference on POM and 15th Annual POM Conference, 29 Apr -3 May 2004, Cancun, Mexico.

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This paper explores the use of innovative and technology aided teaching methods, which utilize different modes and senses for the purpose of learning enhancement. The study was undertaken by analysing groups of students from the English and non-English speaking universities. The objective is to compare the teaching effectiveness of the same multimedia system on these two groups. The English-speaking students were chosen from two universities in Australia and the United States. A similar sample of students was also chosen from a Mexican university. The paper provides recommendations with regard to practical ways of internationalising the language of education by choosing and incorporating different media in a balanced manner so that teaching materials become less language-dependent. Hence, students from different language and cultural backgrounds in different parts of the world will be able to benefit from the same multimedia system.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions.
Depositing User: Dr Mehryar Nooriafshar
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Management and Organisational Behaviour
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2010 10:55
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:37
Uncontrolled Keywords: multi-sense, educational multimedia learning styles, learning by association, learning by understanding
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150309 Logistics and Supply Chain Management
13 Education > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930201 Pedagogy
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/6700

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